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Document Statement on Peshawar school massacre
Following the massacre of dozens of students and staff in Peshawar on 16 December 2014, WCC general secretary Olav Fykse Tveit extended his sympathies.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Statements
Document Letter of WCC general secretary: Churches’ Commitments to Children online platform
Letter of WCC general secretary about Churches’ Commitments to Children online platform to facilitate networking and collaboration among churches and partners.
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Document Statement on Sudan
Located in Resources / / Regional concerns / Africa
Document Expression of concern for the hostages in Beslan
Located in Resources / / Regional concerns / Europe
Document Expression of deep sympathy on the tragic death of children and other civilians
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Document Statement presented to the media by Archbishop Desmond Tutu on behalf of the Ecumenical Caucus
World Conference Against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance, Durban, South Africa, 26 August - 7 September 2001
Located in Resources / / WCC commissions and working groups / Commission of the Churches on International Affairs
Document Streams of grace
Located in Resources / / Ecumenical movement in the 21st century / Women
Document The Church and the Child - Perspectives for a new initiative for theological education
"Ecumenical Heritage and Perspectives For A Joint Commitment for The Future" - Contribution to a Nairobi conference on child-theology networks, 10-21 March 2011
Located in Resources / / Ecumenical theological education (ETE) / WCC Programme on Ecumenical theological education
Document Let us live!
This paper on violence against women and children in armed conflict is based on the traumatic situation in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo. It presents the results of an ecumenical encounter that took place at Bukavu, DRC, in July 2012. English translation by Fr Eugene Lewis M.Afr.
Located in Resources / / Justice, diakonia and responsibility for creation / Health and healing
Document How to submit an alternative report to the UNCRC
Every year the Geneva-based UN Committee on the Rights of the Child reviews the situation of children in different countries. WCC member churches and partners are invited to consider submitting alternative reports with their observations from the ground.
Located in Resources / / Public Witness / Rights of Children